Posts Tagged: China

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China: PEN renews its calls to release all writers, journalists and publishers

Ahead of Human Rights Day on 10 December, English PEN is joining PEN centres across the world to call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release all writers, journalists, bloggers and publishers held for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of opinion, expression and association. The number of detained and imprisoned writers in

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Season’s Greetings 2016: write to a writer at risk

Every year, our colleagues at PEN International compile a list of writers at risk and their families to whom members are encouraged to send seasonal greetings. Past recipients have told us about how these cards can provide much-needed moral support, and a crucial reminder that they have not been forgotten; others have told of how they

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